H & I

The following authors books can be found by using the image links:

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                                                              Candlewick Press - First Edition Hardcover                                         iBooks - First Edition Hardcover                     

    

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                  Dobson - First Edition Hardcover                                                                          TPB                                                                          Orbit - First Edition Hardcover    

     

      

    

                                                                                  Scholastic - First Edition Hardcover                                       B - Format

Hanrahan (01)

The Gutter Prayer (The Black Iron Legacy #1) by Gareth Ryder-Hanrahan 

A group of three young thieves are pulled into a centuries old magical war between ancient beings, mages, and humanity in this wildly original debut epic fantasy.

The city has always been. The city must finally end.

When three thieves - an orphan, a ghoul, and a cursed man - are betrayed by the master of the thieves guild, their quest for revenge uncovers dark truths about their city and exposes a dangerous conspiracy, the seeds of which were sown long before they were born.

Cari is a drifter whose past and future are darker than she can know.

Rat is a Ghoul, whose people haunt the city's underworld.

Spar is a Stone Man, subject to a terrible disease that is slowly petrifying his flesh.

Chance has brought them together, but their friendship could be all that stands in the way of total armageddon. 

Orbit - signed/limited first edition hardcover





 The Shadow Saint  (The Black Iron Legacy #2)

Thieves, dangerous magic, and a weapon built with the power to destroy a god clash in this second novel of Gareth Hanrahan's acclaimed epic fantasy series, The Black Iron Legacy.

Enter a city of spires and shadows . . .

The Gutter Miracle changed the landscape of Guerdon forever. Six months after it was conjured into being, the labyrinthine New City has become a haven for criminals and refugees.

Rumors have spread of a devastating new weapon buried beneath the streets - a weapon with the power to destroy a god. As Guerdon strives to remain neutral, two of the most powerful factions in the godswar send agents into the city to find it.

As tensions escalate and armies gather at the borders, how long will Guerdon be able to keep its enemies at bay?

Orbit - signed/limited first edition hardcover







             

    

      Cassell - First Edition Hardcover                        Cassell - First Edition Hardcover  

     

   

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   Pocket Books - First Edition Hardcover

                                                     

     

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Tales of the Otori Series:

    

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                 Roc - First Edition Hardcover

    

                  Easton Press Edition                             Forge - First Edition Hardcover                            NESFA - First Edition Hardcover                   

    

     

        Heinmann - First Edition Hardcover                         Dobson - First Edition Hardcover                                                                          TPB - B's                          

    

 Chickenhouse - First Edition Hardcover  

The Ones Who Are Waving: Tales of the Strange, Sad, and Wondrous

by Glen Hirshberg

With this collection, critically acclaimed and award-winning storyteller Glen Hirshberg offers a vivid travelogue through landscapes both geographical and emotional, on the way to destinations as wondrous as they are unsettling:

 -  Snowy St. Petersburg, Russia, where bears appear in the strangest places;

 - The broiling Inland Empire east of Los Angeles where an unlikely cricket match gets interrupted by menaces spectral and otherwise;

 - Earthquake-riddled Tokyo, where reality itself is cracking;

 - The eastern Montana plains of Hirshberg's celebrated Halloween tale, “Mr. Dark's Carnival,” where the stories people tell prove as harrowing as the infamous Carnival itself. At least, until the night the Carnival comes back...

This volume also contains three linked adventures about 'The Collector', who trades in cryptic experiences at the edges of dreams: a grocery store in the desolate east of New Mexico which houses a collection too disturbing even for him; a marine repository for legendary, long-lost musical recordings; a bakery whose proprietor has developed a dessert a little too tasty for eating.

Having circled the globe, the book returns home to conclude with the luminous title story, a meditation on the ways fiction transforms writers and audience alike, inspired by the author's own performing experiences with the touring ghost story troupe known as The Rolling Darkness Revue.

Here, then, is a wanderer's lament. A ballad of discovery and its costs. A whistling stroll in the shadows with 'The Ones Who Are Waving'.

Published as a Signed Hardcover Limited Edition:

• Limited to just 600 signed and numbered copies    

 Hirshberg, Glen - The Janus Tree

 A young girl, lying in the way-back of a station wagon during an all-night family road trip, becomes convinced that the people up front are no longer her parents. 

A dutiful Jewish nephew slowly comes to understand—and fear—his aging aunts’ obsession with the exotic animals wandering loose on a nearby farm in suburban Baltimore.

 A Japanese immigrant, isolated in a California mountain town while caring for her dying husband, begins seeing Tall Things in the corners of her house. Whisperers. They tell her they are coming to live in her mouth.

 And in the Shirley Jackson Award-winning title novelette, a decaying mining town in Montana provides the backdrop for a desperate battle between a troubled, pugnacious pre-teen, the bully who has terrorized him, and the much more sinister force neither child realizes has come for them.

Welcome back to Glen Hirshberg country, where griefs are at least as dangerous as ghosts. Where terror and wonder become not just inextricable but often indistinguishable. Where the worlds of imagination and everyday reality color and corrode and sometimes overwhelm each other.

A country surprisingly like your own.

Subterranean Press - Signed/Limited Hardcover




 Motherless Child (Motherless Children Trilogy #1) by Glen Hirshberg

It's the thrill of a lifetime when Sophie and Natalie, single mothers living in a trailer park in North Carolina, meet their idol, the mysterious musician known only as "the Whistler." Morning finds them covered with dried blood, their clothing shredded and their memories hazy. Things soon become horrifyingly clear: the Whistler is a vampire and Natalie and Sophie are his latest victims. The young women leave their babies with Natalie's mother and hit the road, determined not to give in to their unnatural desires.

Hunger and desire make a powerful couple. So do the Whistler and his Mother, who are searching for Sophie and Natalie with the help of Twitter and the musician's many fans. The violent, emotionally moving showdown between two who should be victims and two who should be monsters will leave readers gasping in fear and delight.

Earthling Press-Signed /limited Hardcover









Hjortsberg, William - Falling Angel

A spellbinding novel of murder, mystery, and the occult, Falling Angel pits a tough New York private eye against the most fearsome adversary a detective ever faced. For Harry Angel, a routine missing-persons case soon turns into a fiendish nightmare of voodoo and black magic, of dizzying peril and violent death. Many people feel that Falling Angel is the greatest American supernatural horror novel of the 20th century. It was also made into probably our favourite Mickey Rouke movie - Angel Heart. Here is the UK first edition hardcover.













    

                     Grafton - First Edition Hardcover                                                                                                                                                                  B - Format 

Jame is a Kencyr. Kencyrs are not native to the planet where they now live. For thirty centuries they have been the weapon that their Three-Faced God has used against the power of the Perimal Darkling. And though they have fought well, the Darkling has come to planet after planet, and the Kencyrs have moved on.

Jame knows this as she stumbles out of the hilly, barren Haunted Lands into the city of Tai-tastigon. But she knows little else. She does not remember where she has been or what she has done for the last ten years of her life. Her memory goes back only a week or two—to finding her home destroyed and all her family dead.

In Tai-tastigon Jame begins a new life that seems to be at odds with all that the Kencyrs stand for. Kencyrs are honest and just, but Jame becomes an apprentice to the most renowned thief in the powerful Thieves' Guild. Kencyrs are confirmed monotheists, yet Jame explores the rituals and activities of the thousands of gods, templed and untempled, in this religious center; she even kills a god and then resurrects him. And at the inn, the Res aB'tyrr, where she lives, she finds herself using the most sacred dances of her people, dances she does not even remember learning, for the entertainment and sometimes the destruction of the inn's patrons.

Within herself Jame finds power she does not want and doubts she defies her heredity to harbor. She moves through the rich and bloody stew of Tai-tastigon like a hot spice. Her probings, to find herself and to discover what her powers mean to her and her people, combined with influences already at work, very nearly destroy the city. And yet, they bring her face to face with a destiny she must accept.     

Bookclub edition - Hardcover


       

    

              Grant - First Edition Hardcover             

     

                                                                                                                               Dobson - First Edition Hardcover       

The Hand of God Trilogy:

    

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The Silo Series:

    

                                                                                                          Subterranean Press - Signed/Limited Editions Hardcover 

                                                        

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                                  Baen - First Edition                                                                                  TPB                           

     

Hughart,Barry - The Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox

A series of three books about Li Kao, an ancient sage and scholar with "a slight flaw in his character", and his client, later assistant, the immensely strong peasant Number Ten Ox, who narrates the story. The series blends Chinese mythology—authentic and imagined, from several eras—with detective fiction and a gentle, ironic humour. The first book Bridge of Birds was published in 1984, the title derived from the "The story of Cowherd and Weaver Girl" myth. It was followed in 1988 by The Story of the Stone and in 1990 by Eight Skilled Gentlemen.

These are beautiful stories to read, ironically written to counter the authors depression.

This is the Subterranean Press signed/limited edition.

                  

The Tales of Henghis Hapthorn Series: 

    

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                       Chatto - First Edition Hardcover                                                                                                                                        Hutchinson - First Edition Hardcover 

Iggulden, C.F.  - Darien

TWELVE FAMILIES. ONE THRONE. WELCOME TO THE EMPIRE OF SALT.

The city of Darien stands at the weary end of a golden age. Twelve families keep order with soldiers and artefacts, with spies and memories, maintaining a peace that shifts and crumbles constantly. The people of the city endure what they cannot change.

Here, amongst old feuds, a plot is hatched to kill a king. It will summon strangers to the city - Elias Post, a hunter; Tellius, an old swordsman banished from his home; Arthur, a boy who cannot speak; Daw Threefold, a chancer and gambler; Vic Deeds, who feels no guilt; and Nancy, a girl whose talent might be the undoing of them all.

Their presence inside the walls as the sun sets will set off a series of explosive events. Before the sun returns, six destinies will have been made - and lost - in Darien.

Penguin Hardcover - Signed/Limited First Edition







    

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